Saturday, 26 November 2016 to Saturday, 21 January 2017

The Reading Challenge this year is on the theme “The BIG Friendly Read” which introduces children to a wide variety of books from the British Council Library. 

About Big Friendly Read

The Big Friendly Read features some of Roald Dahl's best-loved characters and the amazing artwork of his principal illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake. The challenge encourages children to discover new books by exploring similar themes found in Dahl’s books across the best contemporary children's writing. The BFR also encourages each child to maintain a collector’s folder  which features themes such as invention, mischief and friendship as explored in Roald Dahl's books. The challenge will begin by fourth week of November 2016 . 

How to register

Please visit the British Council, display your library membership card in the front desk and make your payment to join the challenge. For non-members of the library please provide your contact details at the front desk during registration. Fee as below:

INR 1500 for family and corporate premium memberships

INR 2500 for individual, online and institutional memberships

INR 3000 for non-members of the library

Visit the British Council Centre to make the payment in cash/by card. Please note that the Registration fee is non-refundable.

You may also write to or call us at 8939831721.

Limited seats. Early applicants will receive priority.

Reading for pleasure opens up a new world for children and engages their imaginative potential. Everything changes when we read! 

Reading for pleasure and information helps children realise their ambitions and fulfil their hidden potential. Everything changes when we read! So, are you READY for the CHALLENGE?


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